Kentucky won a tough road game at SEC on Tuesday night. However, the Wildcats might have lost star Reid Travis due to a knee injury.
Travis injured his right knee in freak fashion against the Tigers. It occurred when teammate Keldon Johnson fell into him after landing on a rebound attempt.
As you can see in the video below, Travis went down right away. He left the game and was diagnosed with a sprained knee.
After the game, Kentucky head coach John Calipari did not have a definitive timetable for Travis. He speculated that he could be out up to two weeks.
This morning, The Athletic's Kyle Tucker says he's been told there is a "general optimism" that Travis didn't suffer a serious injury.
However, he reportedly has not yet had an MRI to confirm the extent of any damage.
If Reid Travis is lost for an extended period of time, it will be a huge blow to Kentucky. The grad transfer power forward is averaging 11.3 points and 6.9 rebounds per game for the Wildcats, who are 22-4 and ranked fourth in the nation.
Since losing the SEC opener to Alabama on January 5, Kentucky has won 12 of its last 13 games, including a victory over then-No. 1 Tennessee last Saturday.